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  Norton Finance - Any Purpose Loans, Mortgages and Remortgages
Buy-to-let investors in Britain are returning to the property market, as record rental gro...
Please note that calls may be monitored or recorded for training purposes.
On some plans a fee of up to 7.5% may be charged.
www.nortonfinance.co.uk   (527 words)

  
  Purpose - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Helen Keller wrote that happiness comes from "fidelity to a worthy purpose", and Ayn Rand wrote that purpose must be one of the three ruling values of human life (the others are reason and self-esteem).
Some people hold that God assigns purposes to people and that it is their mission to fulfill them.
Purpose is similar to teleology, the idea that a final goal is implicit in all living organisms.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Purpose   (508 words)

  
 Are You Deciding On Purpose (extended interview)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
At the heart of his approach to counseling is a belief that each individual is born with a reason for being and that life is a quest to discover that purpose.
For purposes of self-motivation, nothing is more powerful than the desire to demonstrate your talents.
Purpose is always outside yourself, beyond your ego or your financial self-interest.
www.fastcompany.com /online/13/ldrplus.html   (3190 words)

  
 Virtual Communities: Thinking About Purpose
The purpose of your interaction space helps you decide both its structure (what tools to use, how to apply them), and what resources (time, information, and expertise) you will need to support and facilitate it.
Purpose helps you articulate your community "backstory" (how it came to be, sometimes a "creation myth!") which helps attract and draw members in.
The purpose of this community is to converse about quilts, share pictures of quilts and discuss how the quilts are made.
www.fullcirc.com /community/communitypurpose.htm   (1437 words)

  
 The Power of Purpose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Biologists and psychologists have long recognized that purposiveness is hardwired in all animal species - the survival instinct.
According to Dr. Frankl, a greater threat to Western civilization is not the terror of physical suffering, but the epidemic of "existential neurosis." When there is an absence of purpose, when one's life is basically aimless and meaningless, the brain begins to deteriorate, and life becomes unbearable because of boredom.
Of course, the complexity of purpose cannot be adequately addressed in a short essay.
www.meaning.ca /articles/presidents_column/print_copy/power_purpose_nov02.htm   (645 words)

  
 Purpose Driven Life
Self-help books suggest that people should look within, at their own desires and dreams, but Rick Warren says the starting place must be with God and his eternal purposes for each life.
The Purpose-Driven Life is a manifesto for Christian living in the 21st century...a lifestyle based on eternal purposes, not cultural values.
We were made for a mission, so your fifth purpose is to live out real evangelism.
www.purposedrivenlife.com /thebook.aspx   (299 words)

  
 Revise | Context:  Paradigm Online Writing Assistant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Writer: A college freshman away from home and working part-time at a fast-food restaurant to pay her expenses, a serious student majoring in pre-medicine but getting mentally and emotionally exhausted from the various pressures in her life.
Her mother almost always remains subordinate to the father, but exerts a great deal of influence on the father and has at least hinted that she supports the girl's desire to become a doctor.
Purpose: To persuade her father to temporarily increase his level of financial support by a hundred dollars a month so that she can quit her job and concentrate more on her studies.
www.powa.org /revise/context.html   (742 words)

  
 CorporateBloggingBlog: Six Types Of Business Blogs - A Classification
Purpose: To strenghten the brand, the profile, of the publishing organization or individuals within it.
Purpose: To give employees information and insights relating to their work assignments; news, business intelligence, reports about ongoing projects etc.
Purpose: To provide a working team with a tool for research, collaboration and discussion.
www.corporateblogging.info /2004/08/six-types-of-business-blogs.asp   (564 words)

  
 Purpose Driven - Churches Changing Lives on Purpose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Purpose Driven paradigm is a church health model to help your church get in shape to live out its God-given purposes.
The Purpose Driven model offers leaders in your church a unique, biblically-based approach to help them establish, transform, or maintain a balanced, growing congregation.
It’s one that is growing larger in numbers as it grows deeper in carrying out the God-given purposes for churches through worship, fellowship, discipleship, ministry, and missions.
www.purposedriven.com /en-US/AboutUs/About_PD_Homepage.htm   (207 words)

  
 Waking Up In Time - Purpose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Purpose is not something physics usually concerns itself with.
However, this is not the only sense in which things can have a purpose.
A clock runs according to well-defined physical laws, but this does not mean it has no purpose.
www.peterussell.com /WUIT/Purpose.html   (1462 words)

  
 Baptism - Purpose: Essential Condition or Sign of Salvation?
The purpose of this lesson is to study the purpose of baptism.
The purpose of baptism, they say, is to provide a sign to show others that he has been saved, or perhaps to join a particular denomination.
To be a Scriptural baptism, it must be done for the purpose of being cleansed or freed from sins by the blood of Jesus.
www.biblestudylessons.com /cgi-bin/gospel_way/baptism_purpose.php   (2777 words)

  
 Project Purpose Writing Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Most important is your desire to serve, your willingness to learn and share, and your commitment to identify and live true to your life purpose.
As part of this team, you will continue to be coached by professional freelance writers and coaches in all aspects of taking the spark of an idea and fanning it with passion into magazine articles that sell and make a positive difference for readers.
You will learn how to tap into the creative energy of your purpose and to use your natural passion to propel you forward in your writing and in your life.
www2.lifeonpurpose.com /ppwritingteam.html   (1434 words)

  
 Fair Credit Reporting Act
For purposes of any determination of whether an action is an adverse action under paragraph (1)(A), all appropriate final findings, decisions, commentary, and orders issued under section 701(d)(6) of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System or any court shall apply.
(2) the purpose is certified in accordance with section 607 [§ 1681e] by a prospective user of the report through a general or specific certification.
For purposes of this paragraph, items of public record relating to arrests, indictments, convictions, suits, tax liens, and outstanding judgments shall be considered up to date if the current public record status of the item at the time of the report is reported.
www.ftc.gov /os/statutes/fcra.htm   (9189 words)

  
 Circular No. A-110 -- Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements With Institutions of Higher ...
A grant or cooperative agreement shall be used only when the principal purpose of a transaction is to accomplish a public purpose of support or stimulation authorized by Federal statute.
(1) If the purpose of the award is to assist the recipient in the acquisition of equipment, buildings or land, the total value of the donated property may be claimed as cost sharing or matching.
The recipient shall use that property for the originally-authorized purpose, and the recipient shall not encumber the property without approval of the Federal awarding agency.
www.whitehouse.gov /omb/circulars/a110/a110.html   (12080 words)

  
 Templeton Prize for Progress Toward Research or Discoveries about Spiritual Realities
Many honors and titles and prizes have been given for many centuries and will be given in the future for good works, reconciliation, saintliness or for relief of poverty and sickness.
It is hoped that there will result from this enterprise expanded spiritual awareness on the part of humankind, a wider understanding of the purpose of life, heightened quality of devotion and love, and a greater emphasis on the kind of research and discovery that brings human perceptions more into concert with the divine will.
The judges consider a nominee's contribution to progress made either during the year prior to his selection or during his or her entire career.
www.templetonprize.org /purpose.html   (817 words)

  
 Principled Discovery
The primary purpose of writing is to provide the world with the message of God, His law and His plan of salvation.
This does not mean that the Christian may write only theological dissertations, but that he must continually uphold that which is good and holy in God’s eyes, whether it is a devotional, a newspaper article, a children’s story or a research article.
A good reader will identify the purpose of a text and adjust their reading accordingly, just as a good writer will adjust his writing according to his purpose.
homeschoolblogger.com /gottsegnet/49994   (1262 words)

  
 Purpose, John Stanko - Gold Mine Development Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The attached Word document is designed to get you thinking about your purpose and how to define it.
God is there to help you and indeed wants you to fulfill our purpose more than you do.
Here is a compilation of all the Monday Memos that pertained to the topic of life purpose.
www.purposequest.com /purpose.htm   (302 words)

  
 Writing with a Sense of Purpose
This section ought to be read in conjunction with the section on Tone, as tone and purpose are very much related: one's tone is defined by why one is writing and vice versa.
If your purpose in writing is to please your instructor or to get a better grade, that may not be enough.
That is surely a lofty purpose: writing to lighten someone's spirits is not a project to be undertaken lightly.
grammar.ccc.commnet.edu /grammar/composition/purpose.htm   (1785 words)

  
 My Utmost For His Highest - God’s Purpose or Mine?
If I can stay calm, faithful, and unconfused while in the middle of the turmoil of life, the goal of the purpose of God is being accomplished in me. God is not working toward a particular finish— His purpose is the process itself.
His purpose is for this very minute, not for sometime in the future.
God’s purpose is to enable me to see that He can walk on the storms of my life right now.
www.rbc.org /utmost/index.php?month=07&day=28&year=06   (516 words)

  
 Purpose Before The Brand // Dig Tank   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The "purpose" route might admit that any organisation is a dance of many stakeholders, many of whom are not after the exact same thing.
I'm not sure you can instill "purpose" (what I'm understanding you to mean as a sense of purpose or drive) into the people who work for a company.
However, A PURPOSE is something shared and encourages and nutures the sense of purpose.
www.digbusiness.com /blog/archives/purpose_before_the_brand.html   (986 words)

  
 Purpose (2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Plot Outline: A software developer becomes a billionaire and is distracted by fame, greed and power, then must save his invention and company from a hostile takeover.
User Comments: A life without purpose is no life at all.
A life without purpose is no life at all.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0257019   (303 words)

  
 Purpose : Dr. Forbush Thinks
They somehow believe that the gang leader knows what their purpose is. Or, the cult leader creates a purpose for you.
I could revise my purpose in a broader sense to protect America by drawing attention to the problems we face and propose the solutions to the dilemmas as they present themselves.
Is the purpose of the human race to understand the Universe that God has created for us to live in, or is the purpose of the human race to support the few lucky humans who have acquired the most wealth and power?
drforbush.blogspirit.com /archive/2006/07/27/purpose.html   (1161 words)

  
 Purpose Quotes | Purpose Quotations | Purpose Sayings | Wisdom Quotes
If the basic elements, identity of interest, clarity of vision, honesty of intent, and oneness of purpose, or any of these is lacking, all sentimental pleas for solidarity, and all other efforts to achieve it will be barren of results.
It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
www.wisdomquotes.com /cat_purpose.html   (1496 words)

  
 WRITING A STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Usually the purpose is to persuade the admissions committee that you are an applicant they should choose.
You may want to show that you have the ability and motivation to succeed in your field, or you may want to show the committee that, on the basis of your experience, you are the kind of candidate who will do well in the field.
Whatever the purpose, it must be explicit to give coherence to the whole statement.
www.sjsu.edu /faculty/gcallaghan/graduate/winningstatement.htm   (816 words)

  
 On-Purpose for Life
The On-Purpose Person shows you how to discover your life's purpose and transform it from idea to practice!
On-Purpose Personal Trainers are available for individual, small group and workshop settings.
Arrange for one of several On-Purpose Person workshops to be given in your area.
www.on-purpose.com /life.html   (218 words)

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